Hosting Insights

Conversations with Industry Insiders

February, 2010

  • 65.73.44.40.30.90

    by Monish Sood No, this is not a clue to figure out Lost, although some valuable information can be gleaned from these numbers. Today, Microsoft released its global SMB IT and Hosted IT Index 2010 , which investigates how small and midsize businesses...
  • Azure Services Platform and Microsoft's Hosting Partners

    It's nice to see so much blog and Twitter activity about Azure today at Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC). People seem to agree that Microsoft is positioning Azure right in terms of price, features, open standards support and tooling. I was...
  • Microsoft Communication Services

    As someone intimately familiar with Microsoft Communication Services – I thought I would help our readers to understand the thinking behind Microsoft Communication Services, our recently announced initiative to help partners market hosted Unified Communications...
  • Unified Communications in a Software + Services World

    For those who couldn’t make the Worldwide Partner Conference in New Orleans last month, I delivered a presentation to Microsoft partners on opportunities available for teaming up with certified hosters and delivering Unified Communications Solutions....
  • HostingCon 2009

    On August 10 – 12 I attended HostingCon 2009 in Washington D.C. It was a great show and below are some of my observations from the week. On Wednesday I did a presentation called Microsoft Virtualization to deliver Cloud Services. There were 40+ attendees...